Western Family YMCA

(302) 709-9622

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Western Y Child Care

Check out our childcare options including Preschool, Before and After School Care, School is Out care, and more!

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Personal Training

Western YMCA of Delaware offers certified personal trainers and coaches to help you set and meet your specific goals.

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Programs

Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts and more!

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Great Human Race 5K

Sunday, September 8th | 10 a.m.
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Join the Western Family YMCA for the 3rd annual “Great Human Race 5K” and International Food Festival, hosted in partnership with the West Wilmington Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Sunday, September 8th at 10 a.m. This event is a wonderful opportunity to connect with others and celebrate our diverse community. After the race, enjoy a variety of international foods, family-friendly entertainment, activities, and more!

  • 9 a.m. | Race Registration Opens
  • 10 a.m. | Race begins
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | International Food Festival

BASE Registration

With school fast approaching, have you secured your children’s Before and After School Care at the Y? Reserve your spot today and sign up online!


Youth Fitness (Ages 6- 12)

Join the fun and we will get your kiddos moving with tons of fun activities like obstacle courses, fitness games, circuit training and more! This program is included in your YMCA family membership.

  • Mondays & Wednesdays | 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Sundays (Big Kid’s Room) | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Middle School Youth In Government – Now Enrolling

The Youth in Government (YIG) Program offers model legislative and judicial experiences for youth in grades 6 –12. Students learn by doing and have the opportunity to try their hand at leadership in an open and receptive learning environment. REGISTER TODAY!

Summer Program Registration

Locations: Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA, Dover YMCA, Middletown YMCA, Sussex YMCA, Walnut Street YMCA, Western YMCA, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA 351 George Williams Way, Newark, DE, United States +7 more

Register for Summer I and II programs. Choose from Swim Lessons, Enrichment Workshops, Basketball & Volleyball Skills, Small Group Training, and more!   Summer Program Dates Summer 1 Sports Skills...

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Fall 1 Program Registration

Locations: Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA, Dover YMCA, Middletown YMCA, Sussex YMCA, Walnut Street YMCA, Western YMCA, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA 351 George Williams Way, Newark, DE, United States +7 more

The Y has so many programs to choose from it’s hard to pick just one! Want to learn how to swim? Interested in youth sports? Or, are art projects more your passion? Browse...

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Refer your friends in July & get $25

Locations: Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA, Dover YMCA, Middletown YMCA, Sussex YMCA, Walnut Street YMCA, Western YMCA, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA 351 George Williams Way, Newark, DE, United States +7 more

Everything is better with friends During the month of July, receive a $25 credit toward your membership fees for every friend who joins. Plus, your friend will pay $0 Joiner fee! It...

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Fall Sports League Registration

Locations: Brandywine YMCA, Middletown YMCA, Western YMCA, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA 351 George Williams Way, Newark, DE, United States +3 more

We love team sports at the Y! They are a great way for kids to learn new skills, practice discipline, meet new friends, and have fun! Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball...

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Parents’ Day

Locations: Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA, Dover YMCA, Middletown YMCA, Sussex YMCA, Western YMCA, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA 351 George Williams Way, Newark, DE, United States +6 more

In honor of National Parents' Day, we are celebrating all that parents do for their children throughout the year. Join us in the Lobby for some healthy snacks In 1994,...

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Event Series Teen Nights

Teen Nights

Locations: Western YMCA 2600 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE

Calling all teens!  Join our YMCA team for a fun-filled experience with activities, games, and inspiring guest speakers. Discover tools and skills to become the leaders of tomorrow! Ages 12...

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Parent’s Night Out

Locations: Western YMCA 2600 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE

Drop your kids (Age 3-11) off at the YMCA and enjoy an evening out! Your kids will enjoy games, pizza, group activities and more! $25 per child $15 per additional...

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$25

Sunday Brunch

Locations: Western YMCA 2600 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE

Come and enjoy a delightful breakfast treat in the lobby with us! All members welcome. Registration not required.

  • Newly Renovated Fitness Center: Brand New State-of-the-Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit, Free Weights, Olympic Lifting Center
  • Functional Training Center: Monkey Bars, Plyo Box, Heavy Bag, and more
  • 2 Indoor pools
  • 2 Outdoor pools (seasonal access)
  • Basketball Gymnasium
  • Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Family Locker Rooms
  • Sauna
  • Western Family YMCA in Newark, DE Offers Over 80 Group Exercise Classes Weekly- HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Cycling, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, and more
  • Small-Group Training (fitness training in groups of 3-10 with a certified coach)
  • Instructional Classes such as Swimming, Dance and more
  • Teen Leadership Programs
  • Free Fitness Consultations; Access to Personal Training
  • Free Youth Fitness and Babysitting Options While You Work Out 

Facility Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Pools close 15 minutes before facility.

KIDS’ ZONE

Ages 6 Weeks – 11 years

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8am – 12 p.m.

Outdoor Pool Complex Hours

June 10 – August 25

  • Monday – Friday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Pool closes 15 min before closing

**Hours subject to change. Please check the app for schedules.

For the most up to date holiday schedules, visit the Locations & Hours page.

 

Francisco Zambrano

Community Executive Director, Western Family YMCA
(302) 510-1201

Jayceelyn Aranton

Membership Experience & Sales Specialist
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7005

Patrick Brady

Aquatics Specialist
(302) 709-9622

Daniel Cooper

Assistant Facilities Director
(302) 709-9622

Chelsea Finch

Fitness Director
(302) 709-9622

Megin Hewes

Sr. Aquatics Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7015

Dave Miller

Sr. Child Development Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7106

Justin Roberts

Child Development Director, Sports & Teens
(302) 510-1246 Ext. 7008

Daron Simmons

Assistant Facilities Director

Kerry Smith

Sr. Business Manager
(302) 478-8304

Kelsey Stevenson

Child Development Director
(302) 510-1259

Lydia Turner

Membership Experience & Sales Specialist
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7005


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Our Mission


To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.